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Possible Causes For Diastasis Recti - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Multiple trauma
Abdominal wall/muscle strain
Rectus Abdominus Muscle Strain
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Abdomen, postoperative dehiscence
Abdominal surgery
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Abdominal muscle deficiency syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Nephritis, hereditary (Alports)
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Abdominal mass/tumor
Hernia, intra-abdominal
Diastasis Recti
Functional, Physiologic Variant Disorders
Multiparous/grand multiparous status
Multiple pregnancy/twins etc
Twin/Multiple pregnancy
Reference to Organ System
Abdominal musculature disorder

Diastasis recti (also known as abdominal separation) is a disorder defined as a separation of the rectus abdominis muscle into right and left halves. This will present with large ventral hernia and obvious bowel loops just beneath the subcutaneous tissues.


External Links Related to Diastasis Recti - Causes
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)